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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

Nominee of Libertarian Party in 2018

In order to become a Libertarian Party nominee for a particular office, you must file an application for nomination with the county or state party chair (PDF), as appropriate (see chart). Tex. Elec. Code Ann §181.032. The application must be filed no later than 6:00p.m. on December 11, 2017. Tex Elec. Code Ann §181.033.

Key dates for your party's precinct, county and district conventions are located on this website.

See Tex. Elec. Code Ann §162.015 for more details about how primary voting or candidacy affects (or does not affect) candidacy in the general election.

Please note that for the 2018 general election, the Green Party does not currently have ballot access in Texas. If you are interested in becoming a nominee for the Green Party in 2018, please visit our "Nominee of New Party or Party Without Ballot Access" page.


Nominee of New Party or Party without Ballot Access
Public Office Sought in 2018 File Application with Party Chair  
  State County
United States Senator x -
United States Representative x -
Governor x -
Lieutenant Governor x -
Attorney General x -
Comptroller of Public Accounts x -
Commissioner of General Land Office x -
Commissioner of Agriculture x -
Railroad Commissioner x -
Justice, Supreme Court x -
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals x -
State Senator x -
State Representative x -
Member, State Board of Education x -
Chief Justice and Justice, Court of Appeals x -
District Judge x -
Criminal District Judge x -
Family District Judge x -
District Attorney x -
Criminal District Attorney x -
County Judge - x
Judge, County Court-at-Law - x
Judge, County Criminal Court - x
Judge, County Probate Court - x
District Clerk - x
District & County Clerk - x
County Clerk - x
County Treasurer - x
County Surveyor - x
County Commissioner - x
Justice of the Peace - x
Constable - x
Source: Texas Election Code Section §§ 181.032; 182.0041